Ever since millennials got a foothold on the corporate ladder, the mores of business have been changing across industries at an accelerated pace, and office design is not an exception. Along with the surge in popularity of remote work, flexible work hours, and reliance on state-of-the-art tech, many companies had to revamp their headquarters to suit the preferences of the new kids on the business … [Read more...] about 7 Office Design Trends Inspired by Millennials
Do people in your industry know your name and see you as a leader? If not, do you want them to? If the answer is no on both counts, consider this: do your clients, both current and prospective, know what values you strive to uphold in your business? Whether you realize it or not, you have a personal brand. Developing it is one way to make connections in your field, enhance your career and … [Read more...] about How to Start Developing Your Personal Brand
The job market is not what it used to be, particularly for the millennial generation. I for one can speak to this; it is the very reason that motivated me to create Miss Millennia Magazine. I graduated with a degree, during a recession with no real world experience. As a matter of fact, no one would even consider me for opportunities for interviews with my record as a recent college graduate. It … [Read more...] about 4 Easy Side Hustles Millennials Can Start Right Now
Sometimes work can get you down. Often it is just a downturn that can be flipped around with enough motivation and determination. However, sometimes that does not happen. It just doesn’t get better. In these cases, you should start to consider some kind of career move. Many people embark on career moves ever single year. Yet it is those who put in the research and hard work that make the best … [Read more...] about The Career Check: When You Want To Move But Not Sure Where
In today’s job market, decisions about your employability are made quickly. In a few seconds with your resume and cover letter, and then a cursory glance of your online presence, you’ll go into the “maybe” pile – or the trash can. So your application must go far beyond the basics. You must show social proof that you’re a top-five candidate. Social proof, in the form of objective comments from … [Read more...] about 5 Pieces of Social Proof Every Employer Wants to See in Your Personal Brand
Technology and today’s global economy give many reasons for young professionals to want to learn a new language. Maybe your dream job requires that you be multilingual (where I live near Miami, many do). Maybe you’re in pursuit of a life as a digital nomad, and want to work remotely from your laptop while you travel the world. Maybe you see yourself in a service role, teaching or providing aid … [Read more...] about 5 Reasons to Learn a New Language in Your 20s
A creative idea can strike you anytime, anywhere. You might get overwhelmed by your creative superpowers during a flight, in the middle of a meeting, or while waiting for your coffee at the local cafe. There’s no way to predict when your creative synapses will lead to stellar ideas. In the entertainment business, one of the ambitions is to stay creative all the time. It’s your job to be … [Read more...] about Top 5 Tools for Ultimate Creative Career Development
By the age of 18, most of us have a decent idea of where we want to go in life. We might not have a specific role in mind, but we tend to have a general idea of what industry we want to work in, or at least an idea of what kind of occupations we think will best allow us to walk the work/life balance line. It’s actually quite strange that we have to make decisions about our future choices at … [Read more...] about What Happens If You Chose The Wrong Career Path?
Gone are the days when women are all expected to stay all day slaving away in the kitchen. The past few years has proven to be a turning point for women’s lives and the direction of their lives. Although the majority of careers have been male-dominated, some women have proven that gender does not dictate the extent of one’s advantage. We call these women, as alpha-females, they rise to be … [Read more...] about How a Woman Can be on Top of Her Career
There is no getting around the fact that mobile technology is the future of, well, everything. In 2016, two billion people owned smartphones. It is estimated that around 53% of all email messages were opened on a mobile device. Our methods of communication are losing their geographic tethers and society is moving towards a world where no connection is impossible. The question is, what does it … [Read more...] about 3 Common Myths about Virtual Offices
Who here agrees that making major career choices when we’re in our teens is backward? No teenager knows who they are, or what any job is like, let alone one you hate. Have you been cursing your teen self for making the wrong decision? Fear not! Instead of holding the wrong career over your younger self’s head, take your future into your hands. That’s right; it’s not too late to make a change! The … [Read more...] about Career Driving You Crazy? Do Something Really Mad Like…Getting A New Job!